About Us

Welcome to the beautiful land of Tawrah Mishmi, Kaman Mishmi, and Meyor tribes of Arunachal Pradesh situated on the north-eastern tip of India.Anjaw District was bifurcated from Lohit District on 16th February 2004 with its Headquarter at Hawai at an altitude of 1296m above sea level. The District was established with seven Administrative circles Namely Hayuliang, Goiliang, Manchal, Chaglagam, Walong,Hawai and Kibithoo but at present has eight circles with Metengliang being the latest circle to be notified .It has has four C. D Blocks namely, Hayuliang-Goiliang, Chaglagam, Manchal and Hawai-Walong. Located at eastern most part of Arunachal Pradesh the district lies between 27 degree 33 minute – 29 degree 22 minute North Latitude and 95 degree 15 minute to 97 degree 24 minute East Longitude. The District has two international borders - with China and with Myanmar. It shares inter district border with Lohit , Upper Dibang and Changlang district. The District headquarter is located at the left bank of Lohit River which is tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra River. Spread over 6190 Sq.km with the population 21167 with 11507 male and 9660 female according to 2011 census .Anjaw has the 3rd lowest density of population in the country. The local inhabitant people of District are Tawrahs also known as Digaru Mishmis, and Kaman also known as Miju Mishmi and the Meyor tribe also known as the Zakhrings. Digaru Mishmis are settled primarily in Hayuliang and Chaglagam area, while Miju Mishmis are mainly settled in Goiliang, Manchal and Hawai area while the Meyors a minor tribe is settled in Kibithoo and Walong area. Majority of population of the district are dependent on Agriculture and Allied sector. While earlier people mostly followed traditional practices (jhum cultivation) for farming with irrigation method in few pockets , with encouragement from Government departments today farmers in Anjaw have started following modernization of cultivation practices. The record plantation and supply of large cardamom from the district has put Anjaw firmly in the map of progressive farming district. Home of numerous turbulent streams, roaring rivers, snow clad mountains and thousands of rare species of flora and fauna. This district is one of the most beautiful places in the world. In terms of water power ,Nature has been bountiful to the district and it can be very well be seen as “the land of Hundreds of Waterfalls”. A land of enchanting beauty with its lush hills, deep valleys of Himalayas and turbulent rivers flowing down the verdant hills and virgin forests, number of foot suspension bridges on the rivers, pleasant wind flow, and above all, beautiful tribes of this area ,Anjaw is a place of serenity and quiet. A paradise on the earth the drive from Tezu to Kibithoo via Tiding, Hayuliang, Hawai and Walong is one of the most fascinating drives on blacktopped road running along the gracious Lohit.